US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … Continued

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning
16th Jun 2017

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A Tennessee man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years behind bars for seeking to recruit others to burn down a New York mosque, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Robert Doggart, 65, of Signal … Continued

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

US: Congressman calls on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”
6th Jun 2017

US: Congressman calls on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”

NEW YORK (AA) – Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins on Sunday posted a hateful Facebook message calling on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”. “The free world… all of Christendom… is at war with Islamic horror,” Higgins wrote … Continued

US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse
28th May 2017

US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse

NEW YORK (AA): Two Good Samaritans were stabbed to death at a Portland light-rail train when they intervened as a man hurled Islamophobic slur at two women, police said Saturday. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was “ranting and raving” inside a … Continued

UK: Trump orders ‘review’ into Manchester bombing leaks
26th May 2017

UK: Trump orders ‘review’ into Manchester bombing leaks

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for a “complete review” into how sensitive information concerning Monday’s suicide bombing in Manchester ended up in American newspapers, straining defense and intelligence ties with the … Continued

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul
26th May 2017

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least 105 civilians were killed when a U.S. airstrike hit an explosive-laden building in western Mosul that Daesh was using as a sniper nest, the U.S. acknowledged Thursday. The announcement follows a coalition … Continued

US intelligence leak ‘undermines’ UK bomb investigation
25th May 2017

US intelligence leak ‘undermines’ UK bomb investigation

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British security officials on Wednesday slammed U.S intelligence services for leaking details of a major investigation launched in the U.K. into a deadly bombing in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to … Continued

Syria: US strikes Syrian Govt-allied forces
19th May 2017

Syria: US strikes Syrian Govt-allied forces

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition on Thursday struck forces allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that “posed a threat to U.S. and partner forces” in the southeastern city of al-Tanf, the American military said. The … Continued

US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab
11th May 2017

US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab

NEW YORK (AA): A city teacher lost his job last week after forcibly removing the Islamic headcover, or hijab, from one of his students in class, according to media reports. Oghenetega Edah, 31, who worked as a substitute teacher at … Continued

US: Sharp increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2016
10th May 2017

US: Sharp increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2016

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Anti-Muslim hate incidents rose over 40 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, a leading Muslim advocacy group said on Tuesday. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it tracked a 44 percent increase in … Continued

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace
4th May 2017

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine are “very good”, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. “We will get it done,” Trump said as he welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House … Continued

Iraq: 90 civilians killed in Mosul fight
23rd Apr 2017

Iraq: 90 civilians killed in Mosul fight

By Ahmed Qasim and Ibrahim Salih   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 90 civilians were reportedly killed in deadly clashes between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists in western Mosul. An Iraqi Rapid Response officer said the victims had been caught … Continued

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’
21st Apr 2017

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A family in the U.S. state of Georgia has been issued a birth certificate for their child with the surname of “Allah” after the state initially declined to issue the document, according to the … Continued

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help
20th Apr 2017

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

NEW YORK (AA): The husband of the U.S.’s first Muslim female judge on Wednesday urged the public for help in unraveling the mystery of Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was found dead last Wednesday in the Hudson River in New … Continued

Iraq & Syria:  US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians
14th Apr 2017

Iraq & Syria: US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians

  By Alex Hopkins on April 13, 2017 (Airwars): March was the deadliest month ever recorded by Airwars during the Coalition’s campaign in Iraq and Syria. This coincided with the greatest number of munitions dropped by the allies so far in … Continued

Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts
14th Apr 2017

Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Kabul government has defended the dropping of “Mother of All Bombs” by U.S. forces Thursday on suspected Daesh hideouts in eastern Afghanonistan bordering Pakistan, killing 36 Daesh militants. Neither the US … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul
13th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid, Ibrahim Saleh   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 13 civilians were killed by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in western Mosul on Wednesday, according to a local Air Force pilot. The raid targeted several houses in Al-Yarmouk neighborhood, … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul
12th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Three members of the same family were killed by a U.S.-led coalition in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, according to a local anti-terrorism officer. Last month, Amnesty International slammed the U.S. for deadly … Continued

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria
11th Apr 2017

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria

By Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): The Kremlin accused the U.S. of showing complete reluctance to interact over Syria by launching missile strikes on an Assad regime military base in the country. “The American side in this way [by firing … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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